June 25, 2013 – Save the Date! – EPA Webinar on Reducing Wood Smoke Emissions will be held on Tues., June 25 1-3pm EST. Registration information will be available soon.
June 25, 2013 – Deadline to submit a proposal for a Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant. Advance program areas are among the “priority locations” for these projects, see Appendix D of the Request for Proposals. More information
June 10, 2013 – Visit EPA's Local Government Climate and Energy Strategies website
The Advance Program is a collaborative effort between EPA, states, tribes, and local governments. The program encourages expeditious emission reductions in ozone and fine particle (PM2.5) attainment areas to help these areas continue to meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The steps taken by program participants could:
- Help attainment areas reduce emissions in order to ensure continued health protection,
- Better position areas to remain in attainment, and
- Efficiently direct available resources toward actions to address ozone and fine particle problems quickly.
Basic Information - More information about the Advance Program
Eligibility - Who is eligible to participate
Participation - How to participate
Participants - Areas that have agreed to take proactive steps towards improving air quality
Measures and Programs - Actions participants can take
Resources - Useful information for participants
Frequent Questions - Frequently asked questions about the Advance Program